KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga -- lower house of parliament -- on Wednesday ratified Afghanistan’s membership of two international conventions on human trafficking, especially women and children, and silkworm farming.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Monday asked the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to announce preliminary results from the April 5 provincial council (PC) elections at the earliest and issue voting cards to those who had lost them to recent floods.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Ready to fight side by side with the security forces, Meshrano Jirga (Senate) members on Sunday asked the government to take effective measures to counter cross-border attacks by Pakistan.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Saturday accused the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) of forcibly sending Afghan refugees to Syria to fight alongside President Bashar Al-Assad and his troops against the rebels.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some lawmakers on Wednesday accused Kabul police of discriminating between parliamentarians and government figures during a crackdown on vehicles with tinted glass. But the Ministry of Interior rejected the allegation as groundless.